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C.K Landforms

Landforms and Bodies of water

TermDefinition
Island Land completely surrounded by water.
Archipelago A chain or cluster of islands
Glacier A huge, slow moving mass of snow and ice
Hill An area that rises above surrounding land and has a rounded top; lower and usually less steep than a mountain
Butte A small, high, flat-topped land form with cliff -like sides
Isthmus A narrow strip of land connecting two larger landmasses. An isthmus has water on two sides.
Mesa A land formation with a flat area on top and steep walls - usually occurring in dry areas.
Plain Flat lands that have only small changes in elevation.
Mountain A very tall high, natural place on Earth - higher than a hill
Volcano A mountainous vent in the Earth's crust. When a volcano erupts, it spews out lava, ashes, and hot gases from deep inside the Earth.
Peninsula A body of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
Plateau A large, flat area of land that is higher than the surrounding land
Valley A low place between mountains.
Bay A body of water that is partly surrounded by land and that is connected to a larger body of water
River Mouth The point where a river enters a lake or sea
Delta A plain at the mouth of a river, often triangular shape, formed where sediment is deposited by flowing water
Lake A larger body of water surrounded by land
Tributary A river or stream that flows into a larger river
Canyon A deep, narrow valley with steep sides; often with a stream
Basin An area that is lower than surrounding land areas; some basins are filled with water
Strait A narrow stretch of water that connects two larger bodies of water
River Source Where the river originates or begins
Created by: CarsiK
 

 



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